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Net Yaroze Month: Mah Jongg

In Net Yaroze Month, we are playing every Net Yaroze game featured on the UK Official Playstation Magazine, and ranking them all in the order we liked them. You may have other opinions as to the ranking, which is awesome.

To learn more about Net Yaroze, read our introductory article here.

Mahjong is a tile-based game from China. The game is several hundred years old, but the advantage of the computerised version is that you don’t need to set up the 144 tiles.

Mah Jongg is based on a solitaire variant of the game, where the aim is to remove all of the tiles from the board. You do this by finding a pair of tiles – but each tile must have at least one horizontal side ‘free’.

There are 18 different starting layouts (known as ‘dragons’) for the tiles, to keep things interesting.

Gerhard Rittenhofer’s version of the game is polished and it looks and plays nice. How much you like this game though, all depends on how much you like Mahjong I guess.

Game: Mah Jongg
By: Gerhard Rittenhofer
Genre: Puzzle
Available on Euro Demos: 39, 42, 79, 88, 92

Net Yaroze Month rankings:

  1. Time Slip
  2. Blitter Boy
  3. Rocks n Gems
  4. Total Soccer Yaroze
  5. Terra Incognita
  6. Super Bub Contest
  7. Robot Ron
  8. Decaying Orbit
  9. Psychon
  10. INVS
  11. Snowball Fight
  12. Haunted Maze
  13. Roller
  14. Pushy IIB
  15. Gravitation
  16. Down
  17. Arena
  18. Squeak
  19. Adventure Game
  20. Katapila
  21. Sam the Boulderman
  22. Pssst!
  23. Pandora’s Box
  24. Mah Jongg
  25. Game Involving Triangles
  26. Yarozians
  27. Tanx
  28. PingPing
  29. Opera of Destruction
  30. Video Poker Simulator
  31. Shroud
  32. A Dog Tale
  33. Between the Eyes
  34. Bouncer 2
  35. Yaroze Rally
  36. Sphere
  37. Blockz
  38. Technical Demo
  39. Surf Game

Still to play:

  • Samsaric Asymptotes
  • Hover Car Racing
  • Clone

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